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Pokémon Go: Pokémon Air Adventures event guide

Pokemon Go Pokemon Air Adventures Event
Pokemon Go Pokemon Air Adventures Event (Image credit: Niantic)

As the Season of Alola continues, a new event is coming to Pokémon Go. The Pokémon Air Adventures event will see the return of Flying Pikachu, an abundance of flying Pokémon, and the debut of Pokémon Go's first Mega Evolved Legendary Pokémon: Mega Latios and Mega Latias. Fortunately, we here at iMore have everything you need to know to get the most out of this exciting new event. And be sure to check out our best Pokémon Go accessories, so you can be fully equipped on your Pokémon Journey!

What is the Pokémon Air Adventures event in Pokémon Go?

A collaboration between Pokémon Air Adventures and Pokémon Go, this event focuses on flight, featuring Flying type Pokémon, as well as other flying Pokémon. The Pokémon Air Adventures event includes Pokémon like Flying Pikachu, Wingull, and Charizard in the wild, event exclusive raids and eggs, both Field and Timed Research, and more. It is also serving as the debut for Pokémon Go's first Mega Evolved Legendary Pokémon: Mega Latias and Mega Latios.

When is the Pokémon Air Adventures event in Pokémon Go?

The Pokémon Air Adventures event runs from May 3 through May 8, 2022.

Pokémon with the potential to be Shiny are indicated with an asterisk.

Wild

Pokemon 425 Drifloon (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 006 Charizard (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Pokemon 054 Psyduck (Image credit: The Pokémon Company)

Source: The Pokémon Company

During the Pokémon Air Adventures event, the following Pokémon can be found in the wild:

  • Charizard*
  • Flying Pikachu*
  • Jigglypuff*
  • Meowth*
  • Psyduck*
  • Doduo*
  • Magikarp*
  • Mantine*
  • Wingull*
  • Swablu*
  • Drifloon*

Eggs

Pokemon Go Eggs Togepi (Image credit: Niantic)

Eggs collected from gifts during the event can hatch the following Pokémon:

  • Togepi*
  • Mantyke
  • Emolga
  • Noibat

Raids

Pokemon Go Gyms Raids (Image credit: Niantic)

The following Pokémon will be appearing in raids during the Pokémon Air Adventures event:

Additionally, Latios and Latias caught during the event will know event exclusive Charged Moves. Latias will know Mist Ball and Latios will know Luster Purge.

Field Research

Pokemon Go Wayfarer (Image credit: Niantic)

Players can spin PokéStops and Gyms to collect the following event exclusive Field Research tasks:

  • Catch three Flying type Pokémon for a Flying Pikachu encounter
  • Catch ten Pokémon with Weather Boost for a Doduo encounter
  • Defeat three Team GO Rocket Grunts for an Emolga encounter
  • Purify one Shadow Pokémon for a Swablu encounter

Timed Research

Pokemon Go Professor Willow (Image credit: Niantic)

The Pokémon Air Adventures event also features an event exclusive Timed Research line: Electrify the Sky :

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  • Catch ten Pikachu for 50 Mega Latias Mega Energy
  • Catch 30 Flying type Pokémon for 50 Mega Latios Mega Energy

Completion Rewards: Flying Pikachu encounter and 3,000 XP

Bonuses

Pokemon Go Pokemon Air Adventures Stickers (Image credit: Niantic)

During the Pokémon Air Adventures event, the following bonuses are also available:

  • Half hatch distance on eggs
  • Event exclusive stickers in the PokéShop
  • Event exclusive stickers from PokéStops and gifts for ticketed players

Questions about the Pokémon Air Adventures event in Pokémon Go?

Do you have questions about the Pokémon Air Adventures event in Pokémon Go? Will you be trying to max out on Mega Energy for Latias and Latios before the event ends? Let us know in the comments below and be sure to check out the rest of our Pokémon Go guides so you too can become a Pokémon Master!

Casian Holly has been writing about gaming at iMore since 2019, but their real passion is Pokémon. From the games to the anime, cards and toys, they eat, sleep, and breathe all things Pokémon. You can check out their many Pokémon Go and Pokémon Sword and Shield guides and coverage here on iMore.